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Things to do for August 07, 2008
The Weekend Starts Here
The weekend's flame can never be extinguished.
The indie boutique is throwing a 48-hour shopfest in honor of the Olympic...opening ceremony. There'll be 6am Scrabble, 7am breakfast and a mini-store hawking metallic Nike Air Max 1s. Between Scrabble and sleep, we choose Scrabble.
The LES denim barons are bringing in the Lower Eastside Girls Club to create an old-school lemonade stand, with cookies, cupcakes and an extra 5% off anything in stock. When a denim store gives you lemons...
The after-party to the largest yo-yo competition in the world pulls together live music, break dancers, jugglers and, of course, more than a few yo-yos. Better brush up on your Around the World.
The famous Belgian waffle truck branches out into Belgian fries—possibly garlic/cheese-soaked—in order to cover their country's entire cultural output. Except for Smurfs (yes, they're Belgian).
The East Village mollusk mavens are indulging in a new kind of happy hour, with half-off pulled pork sandwiches, paté and oysters by the half-dozen, as well as the usual half-price booze, in case you thought this was just an early-bird special.